Muhallebi or Μουχαλεμπί in Greek is a centuries old creamy milk pudding infused with rosewater. Originally made with rice flour and cow’s milk which can be found throughout the Middle East, Turkey and Mediterranean Europe. This recipe uses corn flour which gives a smoother texture.
A quick and easy rice pudding using coconut milk served with fresh fruit laced with a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
Imagine sipping this Mediterranean Salute with sun kissed skin on a sandy beach…
A light cake recipe which is easy to make, simply mix all the ingredients in one bowl, bake and serve.
A rosy twist to the original gimlet with a hint of sweetness…
A Prosperity Toss on the 7th Day of the Lunar New Year to symbolise abundance, prosperity and good health.
Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, a traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent ~ 40 days leading up to Easter, traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were “shriven” (absolved from their sins).
A delicately sweet creamy dessert which can be eaten all year round warm or chilled but especially popular during Chinese New Year with Rice Balls.
Continuing with a Chinese New Year theme, two lychee liqueur based cocktails for both gin or vodka drinkers. Laced with ginger to add a fiery punch and complemented with citrus fruits.
Nian Gao is a popular sweet, gooey rice cake eaten during Chinese New Year. It is considered lucky as the pronunciation of Nian Gao sounds like “year high” which symbolises a better year ahead, advancement, promotion and the promise of a better year ahead.
Pussy Willow 柳絮The pussy willow plant, also known as Catkins bear their furry buds from late winter onwards and this signifies the beginning of Spring. The many buds of the pussy willow make it a favourite flower for Chinese New Year. The fluffy white blossoms resemble silk, and they soon give forth young shoots the colour…
A plethora of taste and texture with every mouthful of this nutritious kale salad. Packed with chickpeas, mandarin segments, pomegranate and feta cheese. Laced with a maple syrup and balsamic vinegar dressing.